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or abandoned in the storm. r randi kaye brings us up to date. >> reporter: robert is on the move. on this day, he and his team from guardians of rescue are in staten island trying to find, feed and save pets lost or abandoned during super storm sandy. >> we are going to leave you kitty litter. we will leave you dog food and cat food. >> reporter: robert's team has rescued 100 cats so far. he says residents underestimated the amount of water the storm would bring so pets either drowned or ran far from home to escape the rushing water. of those found -- >> many of them are suffering from stress to start. some of the cats had blood in their urine. some had internal injuries. some of them had exterior wounds. we found several cats with sea water in their lungs. >> reporter: it's a big job which is why robert called on his friend hush, a hip-hop artist from detroit. hush is a rapper but he's also an animal lover, who has helped animal rescue efforts in his hometown. hush's contacts in detroit donated nearly 8,000 pounds of dog and cat food. then he drove 12 hours through the night to new york to h
.m. eastern time. it is one to watch early. and randi kaye is live in woodbridge, virginia. good morning, randi. >> good morning, john. we're in prince william county, and virginia likes to think of itself this year as the new ohio. and they mean business. we have seen a steady stream of folks here coming to vote. probably a couple hundred right now. there are 2600 registered voters for the precinct that we're at. they don't have any early voting here in virginia so they are coming out today. a couple things that we're watching are the demographics. it's the old virginia versus the new virginia. the old virginia is republican. religious. white working class. the new virginia is diverse and more urban. that's who helped get obama elected, winning by about 6% back in 2008. we'll also be watching the economy. the economy is fairly robust. 5.2% unemployment. housing prices are going up. the jobs are coming back. mitt romney having a hard time making that same argument. against obama that he has failed in terms of the economy here in the state ofva. and, of course, we'll be watching the senat
win their again it makes mitt romney's job really, really tough. i'm joined now by randi kaye, live in woodbridge, virginia. good morning. >> reporter: it will be an interesting election day here in virginia. no doubt, 13 electoral votes up for grab grabs. people were here about 4:40 a.m. this morning trying to get in. i guess they were expecting long lines because they don't have early voting here in virginia. they have in-person absentee voting. you need a good excuse not to show up on election day. they also have the new voter i.d. law. what's going to be interesting today is the demographics and seeing how they play out. it's the old virginia versus the new virginia. the old virginia is the -- it's very republican, religious, white working class. the new virginia is urban diverse. that's what helped get obama elected here by 6 percentage points back in '08. also the economy. people will be looking at that. this is a robust economy in virginia, 5.2% unemployment. we'll see how that plays into all of this as well. john? >> all right, randi kaye, live in virginia. polls close at 7:
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